2 hour bespoke performative walk, framed drawn certificate.
Relationships: to walk
A reflective essay by independent curator John Barret-Lennard describing walking practices from the 1990s and 2000s in comparison with the 2013 fast|slow|complex exhibition. There is no easy entry into this exhibition or to the art work of Perdita Phillips. One must set out at one’s own pace, picking a way over the obstacles encountered, negotiating …
This image essay brings together notions of dehydration and lostness in outback walking (based on personal experience) with its ecological counterpoint of the rapid change occurring in our world today. Analogical comparisons are drawn between the point where walking loses its rhythm (because of exhaustion) with ecosystems that, too, appear to have lost their way.